Manager FP&A - Retail


Manager FP&A - Retail



Area:   Market GCA                                                                            

Department:   Finance                                                                      

Direct Reporting Line:  Senior Manager, FP&A                   

Indirect/secondary reporting line:    Director, FP&A                      

Subsidiary/country:   China                                                  

Location: Shanghai                                                                

GSMS Grade:   M4                                                                 

Number of Personnel Managed:  N/A                                              

Cost Center/Budget and/or Revenue Responsibility: 9504201



Key Responsibilities:


  • Work with business partners to prepare Retail stores (Factory Outlet) full P&L forecast and budget.  Specifically, it contains:
  • Discount / Margin planning by store
  • Store operating overheads validation and adjustment
  • Capital investment planning by store
  • Cross functional communication with business and other stakeholders
  • Presentation deck preparation if needed
  • Retail overall store personnel expense forecast / analysis / management / controlling
  • Work with retail HR to review HC by store
  • PEX planning by store
  • Provide regular PEX report for business and management team review
  • Act as finance consult to review / control PEX efficiency
  • Work with GBS team at month end closing to ensure complete and proper actual booking
  • Support to provide overall retail consolidation / analysis / comments
  • Monitor Actuals to Budget and Forecast to find out the variance reasons and pro-actively assist business to achieve their financial targets
  • Work with FP&A consolidation team and business to provide regular comments for monthly forecast / budget timely and properly
  • Support retail related projects and provide ad-hoc information and analysis to management team and business partners to enhance business performance
  • Proactively identify issues and potential improvement and recommend solutions


System and Processes

  • Ensure compliance with relevant authorization
  • Develop useful analysis and reporting tools
  • Review, develop and ensure compliance with existing systems and processes


Key Relationships:

  • Retail FO (Senior) Directors / Retail Operation heads / Retail HR / Retail planning team
  • FP&As
  • Finance Operations
  • GBS DL


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 3-5 years of accounting / FP&A experience
  • Experience with Global consumer goods brand a plus
  • Strong mathematical, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Customer Service oriented with a can-do attitude
  • Strong organizational skills
  • High degree of responsibility and personal integrity
  • Self-starter / self-motivation
  • Business acumen
  • Fluent in English
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Skills, particularly Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • SAP experience a plus
  • Experience in business process setup and reengineering will be a plus


Requisite Education

  • University degree or above
  • Member of an internationally recognized professional accounting body preferred



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Job Title:  Manager FP&A - Retail

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Shanghai
TEAM:  Accounting & Finance
State:  31
Country/Region:  CN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  321110
Date:  May 12, 2021